A massive congratulations to the incredible Maisie Chan whose middle-grade novel, Danny Chung Does Not Do Maths, has been awarded the Jhalak Children’s & Young Adult Prize 2022.

After a host of nominations that have included being shortlisted for the Branford Boase Award and the Blue Peter Awards, and longlisted for Spark Book Award and the Redbridge Children’s Book Award, we are over the moon that Maisie’s incredible book has won such a prestigious prize.

First awarded in March 2017, the Jhalak Prize and its sister award Jhalak Children’s & YA Prize founded in 2020, celebrate books by British/British resident BAME writers.